Overview

Vision

Pioneering the sustainable development process of Mannar DIstrict to upgrade the living standard of the people.

Mission

Direct Coordinating and monitoring the activities of institution inclusive of public and private in order to improve the performance and deliver sustainable services efficiently and effectively to statify the aspirations of the government and those of the public at low cost with care and caution.

Objective

The objective of the District Secretariat is the coordination of all public and private sector activities carrying out of function delegated by various legal enactments, formulation of the socio economic development projects monitoring the implementation, guidance and ensure that the benefits are enjoyed by those concerned.

Location

The district of Mannar is situated in the north-west direction of Sri Lanka and consists of an island and the other part of the district. It surrounded by the districts of Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Vavuniya, Anuradhapura and Puttalam boundaries. There is a cause-way that connects the island and the main land. The area is 2,002 Sq km. There are five divisional secretariats namely Madhu, Mannar-town, Manthai-west, Musali and Nanattan functioning under the Mannar District Secretariat.

 Present District Secretary

Madam

Mrs.A.Stanley De Mel.

Name List of The Government Agent's

Serial Number  Name  From  To
01  Mr.D.J.F.D.Liyange  07.09.1959  16.01.1961
02  Mr.N.P.Jeganathan  17.01.1961  15.04.1963
03  Mr.I.O.K.G.Fernando  16.04.1963  15.07.1965
04  Mr.D.Nesiah  16.07.1965  25.05.1968
05  Mr.K.Kathirkamanathan  26.05.1968  31.12.1974
06  Mr.N.Jayanathan  01.01.1975  19.09.1979
07  Mr.K.H.C.Fernando  20.09.1980  09.02.1982
08  Mr.Senthilnathan  15.11.1982  14.06.1985
09  Mr.Janab M.M.Abdul Cader  15.06.1985  26.10.1985
10  Mr.Janab M.M.Makbool  27.10.1985  22.01.1988
11  Mr.A.C.Sebanayagam (Acting)  23.01.1988  05.03.1988
12  Mr.S.S.Dharmapalan  06.03.1988  31.08.1989
13  Mr.A.C.Sebanayagam  01.09.1989  09.06.1991
14  Mr.K.Ganesh  10.06.1991  19.01.1995
15  Mr.S.M.Croos  20.01.1995  23.01.2000
16  Mr.V.V.Visuvalingam  24.01.2000  09.06.2007
17  Mr.A.Nicholaspillai  10.06.2007  10.01.2011
18  Mr.N.Vethanayakan  11.01.2011  04.11.2011
19  Mr.J.A.Sarath Raveendra  14.11.2011  11.07.2013
20  Mr.M.Y.S.Deshapriya  12.07.2013  13.03.2018
21  Mr.C.A.Mohan Ras  06.07.2018  30.09.2020
22  Mrs.A.Stanley De Mel  16.11.2020  Up to Now

 

Providing following services to public or coordinating to get these services from the respective institutions.

  • National Identification Card, Motor Traffic Revenue License, Business Registration Certificate, Birth, Death and Married Certificates, Driving Licenses.
  • Maintaining & Providing the Voters Register.
  • Arrangement for providing permit, deed for land and resolving land issues.
  • Providing Monthly contribution for the elders and vulnerable People of the district.
  • Arranging activities for improving the mental health of the People (Counseling).
  • Motivate and train the unemployed groups and Families which have woman as head.

Implementation and maintenance of sound financial transaction system to achieve the overall objectives

  • Spending annual allocation efficiently with approval and accounting.
  • Making the payment of all employees’ related payments.
  • Utilizing the Fund with adequate control which is in the Kachcheri deposit Accounts.
  • Preparing & sending monthly and yearly and all other reports to the respective Department, Ministry and Treasury.
  • Making all payments for goods and services received by district /divisional secretariat.
  • Conducting Board of Surveys and preparing the procurement plan of the Year.

Organizing activities for encouraging and inducing the Art, Culture and Values of the societies of this District.

  • District Cultural events, Sports Meets, Conducting national and district level festivals.

Designing the plan for efficient utilization of the District Resources.

  • District Land Use and planning division
  • Industrial Development unit
  • District Agriculture unit.

ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT & ACCOUNTS - MANNAR DISTRICT

Safeguarding general public from the Disaster.

  • Safeguarding general public from the Disaster (flood, storm, drought) fulfilling the basic needs of the affected people with the participation of the Non Government Organization.

Collecting & maintaining basic statistic of the District.

  • It has been done by the district statistical unit of this District.

Strengthening the divisional sustainable development.

  • Development of Road, Irrigation and Electricity facilities.
  • Utilize & supervise effectively the amount received from decentralized for district development projects.
  • Implementing and supervising the projects which have been introduced by the government.(Samurdhi)
  • Providing the assistance for Housing projects.
  • Compensation for the war affected people.

 

 

Divisional

   

Area

 
     

Secretariats

         
   

Sq.Km.

 

Percentage

Mannar Town

226.88

 

11.33

Nanattan

129.25

 

6.46

Musali

474.22

 

23.69

Manthai west

658.90

 

32.91

Madhu

512.82

 

25.61

Total

2,002.07

 

100.00